Specifications for the
Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
Close Air Support / Forward Air Control
Focus Model: Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Fairchild Republic - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1976
Length: 53.31ft (16.25m)
Width: 57.51ft (17.53m)
Height: 14.67ft (4.47m)
Weight (Empty): 27,999lbs (12,700kg)
Weight (MTOW): 51,998lbs (23,586kg)
Powerplant: 2 x General Electric TF34-GE-100 non-afterburning turbofan engines generating 9,065lbs of thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 439mph (707kmh; 382kts)
Maximum Range: 474miles (763km)
Service Ceiling: 34,695ft (10,575m; 6.6miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 6,000 feet per minute (1,829m/min)
1 x 30mm General Electric GAU-8/A seven-Barrel Gatling Gun.
Up to 16,000 pounds (7,200 kilograms) of mixed ordnance across eleven underwing and underfuselage pylon stations, including:
AGM-65 Maverick Missiles (IR/Laser homing)
AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missiles
2.75-inch Rocket Pods
Mk 82 Series 500lb Bombs
Mk 84 Series 2,000lb Bombs
Incendiary Cluster Bombs
Combined Effects Munitions
Mine Dispensing Munitions
Paveway Laser-guided / Electro-Optically Guided Bombs.
Infra-red Countermeasure Flares
Electronic Countermeasure Chaff
YA-10 - Initial Prototype Model Designation; two examples produced.